These problems have been reported on many websites, such as its forums PayPal [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7], on Reddit [1, 2], on Twitter, [1, 2], and in its support forums Google Pay in Germany and Russia [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10].
Victims report that hackers are using his accounts Google Pay to buy products with its affiliate accounts PayPal. According to the screenshots above, most of the transactions were made from online stores in the United States and especially from Target stores.
Most of the victims appear to be German users.
The estimated losses amount to tens of thousands of euros, based on the above publications, since some transactions exceed 1.000 euros.
At the moment the PayPal does not know the security gap exploited by the hackers, but as he told ZDNet they are reportedly investigating the matter.
"The security of our customers' accounts is a top priority for the company. We review and evaluate all the information and we will take the appropriate measures that we deem necessary for the further protection of our customers ".